“The Lady in Red” is song is a famous ballad played on this radio station and is a favourite among fans. The song was sung by British-Irish singer-songwriter Chris de Burgh.
It was released in June 1986 as the second single from the album Into the Light. The song was responsible for introducing de Burgh’s music to a mainstream audience worldwide.
The song was written in reference to (though not specifically about) his wife Diane and was released on the album Into the Light. On the British TV series This Is Your Life, de Burgh said that the song was inspired by the memory of when he first saw Diane, and how men so often cannot even remember what their wives were wearing when they first met.
The song was a massive hit across the world, quickly becoming de Burgh’s best-selling single and his signature song, transforming him from a cult artist into a household name in many countries.
The music video is a studio performance, with animation at the beginning and at the end of the song. It features a curly-haired woman in red who depicts the song’s lyrics.
Watch the video below: